Welcome to TechDiscussion Forums


Your one stop community for Technical Assistance


  •  » Need latest Tech Updates?
  •  » Looking for Windows Troubleshooting?
  •  » Want some optimization Tips for Smartphone?
  •  » Or any other Technology discussion?

...You have come to the right place!


we will try to help you with your problem.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


p.s.: For registered members TechDiscussion.in is free of ads

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: AMD Phenom II X4 920 2.8GHz AM2+ upgrade question

  1. #1

    AMD Phenom II X4 920 2.8GHz AM2+ upgrade question

    I am planning to upgrade my CPU (presently having AMD Athlon x2 7550 2.50GHz AM2+) on my computer because it s not satisfy my needs. I am using some graphical software which is not working smooth with this CPU. Also planning to start game development which i don't think will be possible on my current processor. As of now my first preference is to go with AMD phenom II X4 920 2.8 GHZ AM2+ processor. So, I want know that will this CPU work on my older motherboard or should I need to change the motherboard as well.

    If anyone have proper knowledge of CPU and Motherboard Compatibility than please help me out. For you reference, below are my current specifications:

    • Motherboard: MSI DKA790GX Platinum (MS-7550)
    • Current CPU: AMD Athlon x2 7550 2.50GHz AM2+
    • RAM: Kingston 2 x 2GB DDR2 RAM
    • Hard disk: Seagate 500 GB 7200RPM SATA II
    • PSU: VIP 400W genuine PSU





    Thanks in Advance.

    •   Alt Ads!

      TechDiscussion
       

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    103

    Re: AMD Phenom II X4 920 2.8GHz AM2+ upgrade question

    CPU compatibility and performance totally depends on motherboard and BIOS support. MSI DKA790GX Platinum (MS-7550) Is AM2+ series motherboard and AMD Phenom II X4 920 2.8GHz has AM2+ socket. So, I think it will surely work on your mobo. But it is very older series so I guess you wonít be getting very good CPU performance on this board.

    Hence, as you are chaging the CPU, Iíll recommend you to also change the board and RAM to get the proper output of you new processor. Because AMD Phenom II X4 920 CPU give great Output with newer series motherboard and DDR3 RAM. This is my suggestion, rest all depend on you but if you will upgrade everything together it will be good if you donít have budget problem.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-10-12, 11:53 PM
  2. How to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99
    By Mr.Ryder in forum Operating Systems
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-08-12, 10:13 PM
  3. How to get Free Mountain Lion 10.8 Upgrade officially
    By James in forum Operating Systems
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-07-12, 12:16 AM
  4. How to upgrade to Mountain Lion OS X 10.8
    By Offline in forum Guides and Tutorials
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 26-07-12, 12:01 AM
  5. Upgrade Server Motherboard with USB 3.0 Interface
    By Ibrahim in forum Hardware Peripherals
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 22-07-12, 11:53 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


About TechDiscussion

    TechDiscussion.in is an Open Source Community to provide latest information from Technology World, provide instant help for users tech related issues, we provide free downloads for your Computers, Smartphones, and more...

Follow us on

Twitter Facebook youtube RSS Feed Flickr DavianArt Dribbble